Council Membership Vacancies

Expressions of interest are invited for membership of the Pharmacy Council of NSW for the following vacancies: 1 Pharmacist involved in tertiary education of pharmacists 1 Pharmacist with expertise in working at a hospital pharmacy 2 Community members 1 Lawyer The...

Connection, collaboration and learning at inaugural HPCA and NSW Councils Conference

Friday 12 April saw the Health Professional Councils Authority (HPCA) and NSW Heath Professional Councils (the Councils) successfully deliver their first joint all Councils Conference.

Reminder: Annual requirements for pharmacy proprietors and holders of financial interests

If you are a NSW pharmacy owner and/or hold an interest in a NSW pharmacy business on 30 April 2024, you must by 30 June 2024: complete a declaration of your financial interest in a pharmacy business and pay the declaration fee ($297 for each pharmacy business); and...

Advice in relation to dose administration aids and staged supply of dispensed medicines, including re-use of medicines

The Pharmacy Board of Australia Guidelines on dose administration aids and staged supply of dispensed medicines were developed in recognition of the increased demand for dose administration aids (DAAs) and, where used in association with them, automated dose packaging...

Advice in relation to access to pharmacies and scheduled medicines

With the Christmas and New Year break approaching, many of us are looking forward to some time off. However, pharmacies will continue to operate over this time, and thus you may have employed a locum pharmacist to cover for your holiday. The Pharmacy Council would like...

Challenges during the holiday season

As the year nears its end, it is even more important for practitioners to be aware of additional time constraints and challenges faced in community pharmacy practice during the holiday season. When the volume of work increases so, too, does the risk of error. It is...

A message from the Ministry of Health

A message regarding prescribing/supplying psychostimulant medication for the treatment of ADHD, destruction of Schedule 8 medicines, and more.

NSW Health Professional Councils – Community Member Vacancies

Please note: Applications for these positions have now closed.

NSW Health Professional Councils and HPCA launch Aboriginal Cultural Safety Strategy

The NSW Health Professional Councils and Health Professional Councils Authority have launched their joint Aboriginal Cultural Safety Strategy 2023 – 2024.

Supporting Resources for Proprietor Oversight

Proprietors must maintain, and be able to demonstrate an awareness of, the way that pharmacy business is being conducted. This article include a range of supporting resources to help with proprietor oversight.